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Lilah Leigh Gainey, American librarian.


Gainey, Lilah Leigh was born on November 15, 1950 in Lubbock, Texas, United States. Daughter of Will Allison and Bertha Beatrice Gainey.


Bachelor of Music, Lubbock Christian College, 1974. Master of Education, Texas Technology University, 1980. Master of Library Science, Sam Houston State University, 1982.


Teacher Crosbyton Elementary School, Texas, 1974—1978, Levelland Public Schools, 1979—1980. Graduate teaching assistant School Library. Science, Huntsville, 1981—1982.

Library Abilene Christian University, 1982—1995, Eastern New Mexico University, since 1996, member, committee service computer and technical, since 1997, member, scholarship committee, since 2003, leadership program, 2004—2005, campus development staff committee, since 2005, professional senate, since 2005.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Chairman, library consortium Llano Estacado Information Access Network, since 1999. Service advisory committee Amigos library Service, 2000—2001. Coordinator Meals on Wheels, since 2000.

Chairman Reading Fundamental, 2001—2003. Member of American Association of University Women, American Library Association (Junior Members Roundtable, publicity chairman 1985-1987), New Mexico Library. Association (membership committee, presenter), Eastern New Mexico University Women (president since 2005), Sam Houston Library.

School Alumni Association (vice president 1982-1983, president 1983-1984), Texas Library. Association (district 1 secretary 1983-1984, president 1986-1987), Delta Kappa Gamma.


Will Allison

Bertha Beatrice Gainey